Author: Fightnews-Lito

PINOY BOXER LAGOS DROPS FIRST US FIGHT

FILIPINO featherweight Eugene “Rambo” Lagos lost his first fight in the United States by a unanimous decision against Mexican-American Ray Ximenez last February 9 at the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. “But it was a good fight,” said Lagos’ new handler Rey “Cacoi” Rodis II of the RED International Boxing. […]

MAGALI TO DEFEND OPBF TITLE IN KOREA APRIL 29

By LITO DELOS REYES REIGNING Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight champion Carlo “The Ferocious” Magali of the Philippines will be defending his title on April 29 against Korean challenger Yoon Sung Kim in Yesan City, Korea. This was confirmed by Magali’s trainer Ninolito Jalnaiz of the Highland […]

CDO, DIGOS BOXERS PREVAIL IN DAY 1 OF MINDANAO QUARTER FINALS OF PSC-PACQUIAO BOXING CUP

By LITO DELOS REYES KIDAPAWAN CITY (Feb. 10) — Cagayan de Oro and Digos City both won all their respective bouts today in Day 1 of the Mindanao Quarter Finals of PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup at the Kidapawan City Gym here. Five boxers of CDO Mayor Oscar Moreno prevailed over […]

VELASCO, MAXEY IN MINDANAO QUARTER FINALS OF PSC-PACQUIAO CUP IN KIDAPAWAN FEB. 10-11

By LITO DELOS REYES KIDAPAWAN CITY – – Atlanta Olympic silver medalist Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco and Philippine Sports Commissioner Charles Raymond Maxey are both gracing the Mindanao Quarter Finals of PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing set Feb. 10-11 at the Kidapawan City Gym. Mayor Joseph Evangelista will give the welcome address the […]

AUTIDA BEATS ESCOBIA; PAREDES TKOS CANADA IN CANDELARIA

By LITO DELOS REYES BOXING ARENA. Games and Amusements Board [GAB] Commissioner Mar Masanguid [seated, extreme left] watching closely the main event inside the Candelaria Cockpit in Candelaria, Quezon last Feb. 5. [Photo below] Referee Virgilio Garcia raising the hand of Jestoni Autida. e [Photos courtesy of ED CORONEL/GAB] MANILA […]

EX-WORLD CHAMP LORETO TO FIGHT AGAIN ON FEB. 17 IN BACOLOD

By LITO DELOS REYES FORMER world champion Rey “Hitman” Loreto (23W-14L-0D, 15 KOs) of Davao City is fighting again, seven months later after he lost his bid for the world title in Thailand. Loreto, a former International Boxing Council (IBO) World light flyweight title-holder, is facing former World Boxing Federation […]